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Cases and Materials on The Death Penalty

This casebook is a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the Supreme Court’s death penalty jurisprudence. Part I contains background information about the death penalty and the Court’s seminal cases. Part II addresses constitutional challenges to various aspects of death penalty schemes. Part III considers the litigation of a capital case by examining the Court's constitutional decisions regarding the process as a whole and the penalty phase, in particular. Part IV concerns issues arising after the death judgment, including review of the death judgment and the execution itself. Part V reconsiders the death penalty from the perspective of international law and recent critiques and proposals for reform.

Part 1. Introduction of the Course
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Supreme Court's Seminal Cases

Part 2. The Constitution and Death Penalty Schemes
Chapter 3. Limiting the Risk of Arbitrariness
Chapter 4. The Requirement of an Individualized Penalty Determination
Chapter 5. The Requirement of Proportionality

Part 3. Litigating the Capital Case
Chapter 6. Selecting the Jury
Chapter 7. The Defendant and Defense Counsel
Chapter 8. The Prosecutor
Chapter 9. The Penalty Hearing
Chapter 10. Guiding the Sentencer

Part 4. After the Death Judgement
Chapter 11. Federal Habeas Corpus Review of State Death Judgments
Chapter 12. Execution

Part 5. The Death Penalty Reconsidered
Chapter 13. The Death Penalty in the International Context
Chapter 14. A Broken System?


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Judul Seri
American Casebook Series
No. Panggil
INT IV.101 Rivkind/2009
Penerbit WEST Thomson Reuters : St. Paul.,
Deskripsi Fisik
xviii, 960 p.; 26 x 20 cm.
INT IV.101
Tipe Isi
Tipe Media
Tipe Pembawa
Third Edition
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